With over a decade of experience, Andrew D. Thomas represents financial institutions in all aspects of civil litigation, with a focus on mortgage lending and creditor-debtor relations. Andrew also advises financial institutions on statutory and regulatory matters involving mortgage servicing, debt collection, licensing, and foreclosure.
As former associated counsel at a national mortgage servicer, Andrew understands litigation and regulatory issues his clients face and provides practical and meaningful guidance.
As a former algebra teacher and football coach, Andrew offers a systematic, solutions-based approach to the practice of law, working with clients and opposing parties to efficiently and effectively resolve legal disputes.
Notable Work :
- Financial Services Litigation: Represent financial institutions in financial litigation including defense of claims for fraud, breach of contract, negligence, negligent misrepresentation, wrongful foreclosure, unfair debt collection, RESPA violations, TILA violations, and deceptive trade practices.
- Regulatory Compliance: Served as associated counsel in the legal services department of national mortgage servicer. Provided compliance and regulatory counsel in the areas of vendor licensing, deal-level claw back of servicing and monthly advances, customer complaints, and service-transfer dispute resolution, among others.
- National Foreclosure and Litigation Counseling: Served as national litigation counsel to a top national bank. Consulted with the bank’s vendor firms to resolve escalated discovery and document execution issues.
- J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2007, cum laude, International Law Review, Staff & Article Editor
- B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1996
Bar Admissions : Texas
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